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Online Legal Resources

Michigan Law

Search opinions and a numerical list of all opinions issued.
Attorney General Opinions
Includes links to Michigan administrative rules promulgated by departments of Michigan's executive branch, including rules governing forensic science, traffic codes, and breath testing.
Michigan Administrative Code
Access to orders issued by the governor.
Executive Orders
Search Michigan statutes and pending legislation
Michigan Compiled Laws
The Michigan Supreme Court web site offers a variety of court-related information including court rules, recent decisions, and a learning center.
Michigan Courts
Downloadable documents for police and prosecutors.
Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council
The Law Library of Michigan site offers a variety of legal research tools including research guides, access to state laws and rules, and advice on law library research.
State Law Library

Federal Law

Links to federal courts at all levels
Federal Judiciary
An official U.S. government web site that permits a search of all online resources offered by the federal government from a single web site.
Includes access to current and past federal legislative history (Senate and House committee hearings, bills, prints, etc.) and the Congressional Law Library.
Library of Congress
Compiles links to publications of the three branches of the federal government including the United States Code and the Code of Federal Regulations.
U.S. Government Publishing Office

General Legal

Links to all federal and state laws. 
Cornell Law School
Commercial web site that offers general legal research tools.

Access to municipal codes from throughout the United States.  It includes free basic searches and other fee-based resources.


Criminal Justice Statistics

Analyzes criminal justice data to address specific criminal justice and criminology research issues.
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
Provides links to statistics gathered by more than 100 federal agencies.
Includes a wide variety of statistical information gathered by the Census Bureau including geographical, business, and income-related statistics.
U.S. Census Bureau
The Census Bureau's abstract is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
Census Statistical Abstract